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How Do You Spell CONTORTION?

Correct spelling for the English word "contortion" is [k_ə_n_t_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n], [kəntˈɔːʃən], [kəntˈɔːʃən]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for CONTORTION

Below is the list of 165 misspellings for the word "contortion".

Similar spelling words for CONTORTION

Plural form of CONTORTION is CONTORTIONS

Definition of CONTORTION

  1. A twist or twisting; a wresting; a wry motion; a wresting or twisting of a part of the body out of its natural place, as the muscles of the face or a limb.

Anagrams of CONTORTION

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Usage Examples for CONTORTION

  1. How are manners ever to be corrected with a smile if the smile is always suspected of being an agonized grin, the contortion of the features by the throes of a mortified spirit? - "Imaginary Interviews" by W. D. Howells
  2. The beast wobbled the point of its tail slowly up and down over the earth: in the room, above the bed, which had become a narrow coffin; and, commencing with that wobbling tail, the beast's body wound up and up, filling the room and the house with one mighty contortion of monstrous dragon's scales and sweeping away with its tangible reality all the dreamy unreality of the room and the house, the ceilings and roofs. - "The Twilight of the Souls" by Louis Couperus
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